Archetypes: Film: Review: ‘The Lazarus Effect’ (2015)

The Resurrection archetype never, well, dies. The savior revivified in Christianity, the phoenix arising from its ashes in mythology and the undead walking amongst us in pop culture all demonstrate that life-after-death is the gift that keeps on giving, as it does in The Lazarus Effect. Directed by David Gelb, and with its titular nod […]

Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Tammy’ (2014)

Mention the word “Tammy” and “movies” in the same breath and, with any luck, the visuals that come to mind center on Debbie Reynolds’ vocal rendition of the song “Tammy,” put to exquisite use by Terence Davies in his The Long Day Closes (1992). Reynolds’ tune is that of a young girl in love and blissed […]